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SubjectRe: [GIT PATCH] more Driver core patches for 2.6.19
Am Donnerstag, 14. Dezember 2006 18:02 schrieb Jan Engelhardt:
> On Dec 14 2006 10:56, Hans-Jürgen Koch wrote:
> >
> >A small German manufacturer produces high-end AD converter cards. He sells
> >100 pieces per year, only in Germany and only with Windows drivers. He would
> >now like to make his cards work with Linux. He has two driver programmers
> >with little experience in writing Linux kernel drivers. What do you tell him?
> >Write a large kernel module from scratch? Completely rewrite his code
> >because it uses floating point arithmetics?
> They use floating point in (Windows) kernelspace? Oh my.

To be honest, I never really understood where kernel space starts and user space
ends in Windows, so I'm not sure about this :-)


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